An autopsy of 8-year-old Madyson “Maddy” Middleton revealed she died from asphyxiation and stab wounds to the neck between the time of her July disappearance in Santa Cruz and when she was found a day later, according to the Santa Cruz County Sheriff’s Office.
A 42-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder after his wife was found strangled in their Fremont home on Sunday morning, police said Monday.
Detectives investigating the killing of a Sacramento 13-year-old last month have collected DNA samples from a number of Sacramento middle school students.
A man found dead on a street in San Francisco’s Mission District last month was apparently strangled, a police spokesman said Friday.
A 24-year-old man who was killed at a San Jose residential care facility Tuesday night following a confrontation with a roommate earlier that day appears to have been strangled, police said.
A man accused of killing his 67-year-old roommate in San Francisco’s Lower Nob Hill neighborhood last month pleaded not guilty to murder Thursday morning.
The roommate of an elderly man found dead in a Nob Hill apartment has been charged in connection with the homicide, police said Friday.
The chicken coop at El Monte Elementary School in Concord is empty now after someone broke in and strangled Linny and Maxine, two of six pet chickens that the children used to watch during recess.